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Thank You, Jeeves! (1936)

Approved | | Comedy | 1 January 1937 (France)
Erudite manservant Jeeves hopes to keep his frivolous employer Bertie out of new harrowing adventures, but a damsel in distress, carrying half of some mysterious plans, intrudes on their ... See full summary »

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Joseph Hoffman (screen play), Stephen Gross (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Arthur Treacher ... Jeeves
Virginia Field ... Marjorie Lowman
David Niven ... Bertie Wooster
Lester Matthews ... Elliott Manville
Colin Tapley ... Tom Brock
John Graham Spacey ... Jack Stone
Ernie Stanton Ernie Stanton ... Mr. Snelling
Gene Reynolds ... Bobby Smith
Douglas Walton ... Edward McDermott
Willie Best ... Drowsy
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Erudite manservant Jeeves hopes to keep his frivolous employer Bertie out of new harrowing adventures, but a damsel in distress, carrying half of some mysterious plans, intrudes on their London flat one rainy night. Bertie follows her to country hotel Mooring Manor, prepared to do slapstick battle with crooks posing as Scotland Yard men. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 1937 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Thank You, Mr. Jeeves See more »

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Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Apart from the presence of Jeeves and Wooster and the fact that Bertie annoys Jeeves by playing a musical instrument badly and incessantly, the film bears no resemblance in plot or characters to P. G. Wodehouse's 1934 novel of the same name. See more »

Quotes

Bertie Wooster: It's beginning to filter through the Wooster brain that you government chaps are not government chaps at all.
Marjorie Lowman: [sarcastically] An *amazing* piece of detective work Mr Wooster.
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Version of The World of Wooster (1965) See more »

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Appalling
17 April 2011 | by dwl-884-343675See all my reviews

This must be, by a very large margin, one of the worst adaptations of all time of Wodehouse's immortal Jeeves and Wooster novels.

It features an intelligent sex-mad Bertie, a singing, dancing, and pugilistic Jeeves, an unnecessary black saxophonist, and so on and so on.

One can only hope that Wodehouse (whose name appears in very small type in the credits) simply took the money and ran.

If I could give it zero out of ten (or even better, minus several hundred, I would) but as the system doesn't allow me to I give it a resentful zero. How on earth did it get to rate 6.3?

The mind boggles.


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